United States 1939 Jefferson Nickel

United States 1939 Jefferson Nickel

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

The Numismatic Callbacks of the Game of Thrones Coinage

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   With the successful recent premiere of HBO’s House of the Dragon--a prequel to George R.R. Martin’s A Song of...
The Expanded Family of Counterfeit Large Cents Based on the 1833 N-5 Variety

The Expanded Family of Counterfeit Large Cents Based on the 1833 N-5 Variety

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek .....   In my previous CoinWeek article on these 1833 “N-5” counterfeits, I cited the genuine...
United States 1925 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

United States 1925 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

By 1925, gold coins had mostly fallen from circulation within the United States. Instead, the Government intended these coins to fulfill two main roles:...
United States 1976-D Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1976-D Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

By CoinWeek IQ .....   First released on July 7, 1975, the Kennedy half dollar became the first United States Bicentennial design to reach public hands....
Foreign Coins Struck by the United States Mint: The Mint in World War II

Foreign Coins Struck by the United States Mint: The Mint in World War II

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   As with during World War I, the United States Mint played a vital role in supporting the Allied powers...
Numismatics in Videogames - Caesar in Fallout: New Vegas

Numismatics in Videogames – Caesar in Fallout: New Vegas

By Eduardo García-Molina - American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   While Obsidian Entertainment’s Fallout: New Vegas is more than a decade old, it’s still hailed as...
Double-Denominations: Two Coins in One

Double-Denominations: Two Coins in One

By Jon Sullivan for PCGS ......   The mint error type called a “double-denomination” is exactly what the name implies — two different denominations on the...
United States 1987-S Roosevelt Dime

United States 1987-S Roosevelt Dime

In celebration of the current San Francisco Mint’s 50th anniversary, an unprecedented 2,263 visitors were allowed to tour the building all while under heavy...
The Copper Coinage of George III

The Copper Coinage of George III

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Commonly known as the "Mad King" who lost the American colonies, George III was, for most of his reign,...
First Type 2, Last Type 1 American Eagles Set Records at Stack's Bowers Auction

First Type 2, Last Type 1 American Eagles Set Records at Stack’s Bowers Auction

By CoinWeek ..... When the dust settled, four records had fallen. On September 1, 2022, Stack's Bowers Galleries held an unusual auction comprised of 700 lots,...
My 12 Favorite Gold Coins in the Bender Part I Heritage Auction

My 12 Favorite Gold Coins in the Bender Part I Heritage Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Tom Bender is a good client of mine as well as a friend, and it was with...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Iconoclasts - Michael Shutterly

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Iconoclasts

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Iconoclastic Controversy was a period of near civil war in the Byzantine Empire that began in about...
United States 1976 Lincoln Memorial Cent

United States 1976 Lincoln Memorial Cent

Despite the Bicentennial Coin Program that resulted in the redesigning of half the United States circulating denominations, the Lincoln cent remained unchanged. While the Philadelphia...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of September

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of September

By CoinWeek .....   In this edition of Big Things, we take a look at a variety of events, historical and numismatic, that have taken place at...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Celtiberians

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of the Celtiberians

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   AT THE BEGINNING of recorded history, the Iberian Peninsula was inhabited by a variety of peoples. Iberians, who spoke a...

United States 2003-P Washington Quarter Dollar / Alabama State Quarter

The 50 State Quarters Program The Washington quarter was introduced in 1932 and was intended to be a one-year circulating commemorative coin struck to honor...
Collect This: Silver San Marino Commemorative Coins

Collect This: Silver San Marino Commemorative Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Modern numismatic history in the statelet of San Marino started back in 1862. Only one year after Italy’s reunification...
United States 1963 Washington Quarter Silver Proof Coin

United States 1963 Washington Quarter Silver Proof Coin

Intended to be a circulating commemorative coin honoring the bicentennial of the birth of America’s first president, the Washington quarter as originally designed was struck...

United States 1977 Eisenhower Dollar

Besides removing silver from the quarter and the dime, the Coinage Act of 1965 also mandated that no new silver dollars could be coined...
United States 1922 Grant Centennial Commemorative Gold Dollar

United States 1922 Grant Centennial Commemorative Gold Dollar

If one commemorative coin is good, then two coins are twice as good--or so the reasoning goes with these often exploited issues. The Grant...
United States 1938 Jefferson Nickel

United States 1938 Jefferson Nickel

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...
Important US Currency in Stack’s Bowers Showcase Auction

Important US Currency in Stack’s Bowers Showcase Auction

Stacks Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an important offering of United States Currency in their Summer Global Showcase Auction. The firm’s first showcase...
"Deadwood Collection" of Upright 5 Gold Dollars Comes to Market

“Deadwood Collection” of Upright 5 Gold Dollars Comes to Market

After 24 years of research and competitive buying, collector Craig Krueger is ready to part with “The Deadwood Collection”   By CoinWeek .....   Collector Craig Krueger’s relationship...

United States 1916 Mercury Dime

The Mercury or Winged Liberty dime (1916-1945) has long stood as an iconic coin in the U.S. series. The coin's elegant design draws heavily from...
Rare Deep Cameo Proof 1957 Lincoln Cent at GreatCollections

Rare Deep Cameo Proof 1957 Lincoln Cent at GreatCollections

GreatCollections is offering collectors an opportunity to bid on a beautiful 1957 Proof Lincoln cent graded as PR67 RD DCAM by PCGS. With only...
Let's Talk About $20 Gold Coins: Grading, Population, and the Market

Let’s Talk About $20 Gold Coins: Grading, Population, and the Market

  In this episode of the CoinWeek Live Stream on YouTube, noted coin expert Russ Augustin (AU Capital Management/RARCOA) joins Charles Morgan to discuss common...
United States 1977-D Roosevelt Dime

United States 1977-D Roosevelt Dime

On February 9, 1977, Frank H. MacDonald, then-Deputy Director of the United States Mint, announced that the Denver facility would cease production. Two days...
The Mystery of the Only Known 1870-S Half Dime

The Mystery of the Only Known 1870-S Half Dime

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In 1870, when a new mint facility was being built in San Francisco for the "Granite Lady", as the building...
Rainbow-Toned Morgan Dollars

Rainbow-Toned Morgan Dollars

By Kyle Clifford Knapp for PCGS ......   An 1881-S Morgan Dollar graded PCGS MS67+ and bearing a price guide value of $1,100 realized $19,387 USD....